Science & Nature

Animal Alphabet: Ongoing Preschool STEAM

Learn about animals that start with each letter of the alphabet, create an animal craft, and conduct science and/or engineering experiments each week. Practice letter recognition, basic number sense, and the principles of STEM / STEAM.
Leigh Fitzsimmons, (Ready, Set, STEAM)
149 total reviews for this teacher
5 reviews for this class
Completed by 45 learners

30 minutes

per class

Twice per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Mon Jun 13

Meets Twice per week
Mo, We
1pm - 1:30pm
3 learners enrolled

Next on Mon Sep 12

Meets Twice per week
Mo, We
2pm - 2:30pm

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Class Experience

Students will demonstrate the following preschool indicators: 
taking turns; actively engage in activities and interactions with teachers
and peers; create two- and three-dimensional works of art while exploring
color, line, shape, form, texture, and space; create more recognizable representations as eye-hand
coordination and fine-motor skills develop; develop and refine fine-motor skills, associates many letters (consonants and
 vowels as ready) with their names and their most frequent sounds; use basic science terms; communicate with other children and adults to share observations, pursue questions, make predictions, and/or conclusions; recognize and name one-digit written numbers up to 10 with minimal prompting
I am a certified STEAM teacher with a passion for animals.  I have a degree in zoology, have interned for zoo veterinarians, and have been on three African safaris!
Optional extension materials will be supplied each week
Materials will vary each week, but will include basic household items, such as: straws, glue, scissors, tape, baking soda & vinegar, soap, ice, cardboard tubes, etc.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Some materials will require cutting, which should be done with the assistance of a grown-up before class.


Leigh Fitzsimmons, (Ready, Set, STEAM)STEAM Teacher
149 total reviews
156 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My passion is teaching young students the importance and fun in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. I am a certified k-12 science teacher with a master’s in biology. I believe in hands-on learning and appealing to young... 
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